Category : Biographies

Mukiwa by Peter Godwin

An awe-inspiring read about growing up white in Zimbabwe.

I very much enjoyed reading Peter Godwin’s Mukiwa. Though a memoir, this book reads like a novel. I found myself captivated by the plot, and had to constantly remind myself that what I was reading was an account of someone’s life. Peter

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African Laughter by Doris Lessing

Poignant memoir of an author’s visits to a country that holds her childhood home.
In African Laughter, Doris Lessing’s nostalgia for a country she left behind is palpable. Even though the main focus of the book is to give an account of the author’s visits to Zimbabwe between 1982 and 1992,

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